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Marchetta, Melina 1965-

Overview
Works: 164 works in 474 publications in 4 languages and 16,246 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction  Suspense fiction  Children's audiobooks  Drama  Science fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR9619.M27, FIC
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Publications about Melina Marchetta
Publications by Melina Marchetta
Most widely held works by Melina Marchetta
Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta( Book )
34 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,530 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Francesca could use her outspoken mother's help with the problems of being one of a handful of girls at a parochial school that has just turned co-ed. Unfortunately her mother has suddenly become severely depressed
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 2,249 libraries worldwide
Abandoned by her drug-addicted mother at the age of eleven, high school student Taylor Markham struggles with her identity and family history at a boarding school in Australia
Finnikin of the rock by Melina Marchetta( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 2,081 libraries worldwide
Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who was a child when the royal family of Lumatere was brutally murdered and replaced by an imposter, reluctantly joins forces with an enigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who claims that her dark dreams will lead them to a surviving royal child and a way to regain the throne of Lumatere
Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta( Book )
55 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,336 libraries worldwide
During her senior year in a Catholic school in Sydney, Australia, seventeen-year-old Josie meets and must contend with the father she has never known
Froi of the exiles by Melina Marchetta( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
Fiercely loyal to the Queen and Finnikin, Froi has been taken roughly and lovingly in hand by the Guard sworn to protect the royal family but is soon sent on a secretive mission to the kingdom of Charyn where he must unravel both the dark bonds of kinship and the mysteries of a half-mad princess
Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 961 libraries worldwide
Froi and his companions travel through Charyn to find Quintana and build an army to secure her unborn child's right to rule, an effort that culminates in an ultimate showdown with Isaboe of Lumatere
The piper's son by Melina Marchetta( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 695 libraries worldwide
After his favorite uncle's violent death, Tom Mackee watches his family implode, quits school, and turns his back on music and everyone who matters, and while he is in no shape to mend what is broken, he fears that no one else is, either
Tell the truth, shame the devil : a novel by Melina Marchetta( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Bish Ortley of the London Met, divorced and still grieving the death of his son, has been drowning his anger in Scotch. Something has to give, and he's no sooner suspended from the force than a busload of British students is subject to a deadly bomb attack across the Channel. Bish's daughter is one of those on board. Also on the bus is Violette LeBrac. Raised in Australia, Violette has a troubled background. Thirteen years ago her grandfather bombed a London supermarket, killing dozens of people. Her mother, Noor, is serving a life sentence in connection with the incident. But before Violette's part in the French tragedy can be established she disappears. Bish, who was involved in Noor LeBrac's arrest, is now compelled to question everything that happened back then. And the more he delves into the lives of the family he helped put away, the more he realises that truth wears many colours
Finnikin of the rock by Melina Marchetta( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who was a child when the royal family of Lumatere was brutally murdered and replaced by an imposter, reluctantly joins forces with an enigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who claims that her dark dreams will lead them to a surviving royal child and a way to regain the throne of Lumatere
On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Taylor Markham is now a senior at the Jellicoe School, and has been made leader of the boarders. She is responsible for keeping the upper hand in the territory wars with the townies, and the cadets who camp on the edge of the school's property over summer. She has to keep her students safe and the territories enforced and to deal with Jonah Griggs, the leader of the cadets and someone she'd rather forget. But what she needs to do, more than anything, is unravel the mystery of her past and find her mother who abandoned her on the Jellicoe Road six years before
Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta( Sound Recording )
28 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Josephine Alibrandi is 17, illegitimate and in her final year at a wealthy Catholic school. This is the year her father comes back into her life, the year she falls in love, and the year she sets herself free
Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 libraries worldwide
My old school, St Stella's, only goes to Year Ten and most of my friends now go to Pius Senior Collage, but my mother wouldn't allow it because she says the girls there leave with limited options and she didn't bring me up to have limitations placed upon me. If you know my mother you'll sense there's an irony there, based on the fact that she is the Queen of Limitation Placers in my life
The piper's son by Melina Marchetta( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
"Thomas Mackee wants oblivion. Wants to forget parents who leave and friends he used to care about and a string of one-night stands, and favourite uncles being blown to smithereens on their way to work on the other side of the world. But when his flatmates turn him out of the house, Tom moves in with his single, pregnant aunt, Georgie. And starts working at the Union pub with his former friends. And winds up living with his grieving father again. And remembers how he abandoned Tara Finke two years ago, after his uncle's death ..."--Publisher description
Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta( visu )
26 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 157 libraries worldwide
The travails of a teenager in her last year of school. Josie's relationships with friends and family in her last year of school. She tells us of her struggles with her Italian-Australian identity and the highs and lows of teen life. She knows it's where she comes from, but it's not where she feels she belongs. Josie seeks to find her true identity and navigate a course through the shoals of teenage life
The piper's son by Melina Marchetta( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
After his favorite uncle's violent death, Tom Mackee watches his family implode, quits school, and turns his back on music and everyone who matters, and while he is in no shape to mend what is broken, he fears that no one else is, either
On the Jellicoe road by Melina Marchetta( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Taylor Markham is not a popular choice. She is erratic, has no people skills and never turns up to meetings. Not to mention the incident when she ran off in search of her mother and only got halfway there. But she's lived at Jellicoe School most of her life and as leader of the boarders that's her greatest asset. Especially now the cadets, led by the infamous Jonah Griggs, have arrived. The territory wars between the boarders, townies and cadets are about to recommence. But Taylor has other things on her mind; a prayer tree, the hermit who whispered in her ear, and a vaguely familiar drawing in the local police station. Taylor wants to understand the mystery of her own past. But Hannah, the woman who found her, has suddenly disappeared, leaving nothing but an unfinished manuscript about five kids whose lives entwined twenty years ago on the Jellicoe Road
Froi of the exiles by Melina Marchetta( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Three years after the curse on Lumatere was lifted, Froi has found his home ... or so he believes. Fiercely loyal to the Queen and Finnikin, Froi has been taken roughly and lovingly in hand by the Guard sworn to protect the royal family, and has learned to control his quick temper with a warrior's discipline. But when he is sent on a secretive mission to the kingdom of Charyn, nothing could have prepared him for what he finds in its surreal royal court. Soon he must unravel both the dark bonds of kinship And the mysteries of a half-mad princess in this barren and mysterious place. It is in Charyn that he will discover there is a song sleeping in his blood ... and though Froi would rather not, The time has come to listen
Tell the truth, shame the devil by Melina Marchetta( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Bish Ortley of the London Met, divorced and still grieving the death of his son, has been drowning his anger in Scotch. Something has to give, and he's no sooner suspended from the force than a busload of British students is subject to a deadly bomb attack across the Channel. Bish's daughter is one of those on board. Also on the bus is Violette LeBrac. Raised in Australia, Violette has a troubled background. Thirteen years ago her grandfather bombed a London supermarket, killing dozens of people. Her mother, Noor, is serving a life sentence in connection with the incident. But before Violette's part in the French tragedy can be established she disappears. Bish, who was involved in Noor LeBrac's arrest, is now compelled to question everything that happened back then. And the more he delves into the lives of the family he helped put away, the more he realises that truth wears many colours
Looking for Alibrandi [DVD] by Melina Marchetta( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Josephine Alibrandi is seventeen, and in her final year of school. Dealing with her mum and the ways of her Nonna are daunting enough as she prepares for her exams. But Josie is about to discover real life gets in the way of her carefully made plans. She suddenly has to deal with having her father around for the first time in her life, falling in love and uncovering her family's secret background. Despite all the turmoil, this is the year Josie discovers that emancipation doesn't mean escaping from your past
The Piper's Son by Melina Marchetta( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Thomas Mackee wants oblivion. Wants to forget parents who leave and friends he used to care about and a string of one-night stands, and favourite uncles being blown to smithereens on their way to work on the other side of the world. But when his flatmates turn him out of the house, Tom moves in with his single, pregnant aunt, Georgie. And starts working at the Union pub with his former friends. And winds up living with his grieving father again. And remembers how he abandoned Tara Finke two years ago, after his uncle's death. And in a year when everything's broken, Tom realises that his family and friends need him to help put the pieces back together as much as he needs them
 
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Alternative Names
Marchetta, Melina
Marchettová, Melina 1965-
Melina Marčeta
Melina Marchetta australiensk författare
Melina Marchetta australsk skribent
Melina Marchetta schrijfster uit Australië
Melina Marchetta scrittrice australiana
Мелина Марчетта
מלינה מארג'יטה
마체타, 멜리나 1965-
マーケッタ, メリーナ
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